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46 min ago | Off the Kuff

It's past time for a garbage fee

For years, Houston's Solid Waste Management Department Director Harry Hayes has suggested the city implement a garbage fee to expand curbside recycling and pay for other initiatives.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Environmental

5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Molycorp: 3 Reasons To Take A $126MM Goodwill Write-Off Now

I believe consistent operating losses call into question the carrying value of $126 million of goodwill/intangibles, if not more.

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Related Topix: Molycorp, Mining

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MarketWatch

Australia stocks retreat, with Leighton hit over results

A loss for London-traded copper helped send BHP Billiton Ltd. by 0.9%, while rising geopolitical troubles in Ukraine and Gaza drove gold prices higher, which in turn sent Newcrest Mining Ltd. retreated 3.5% after posting a 20% drop in first-half net profit, compared to a year earlier.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining, Newcrest Mining

Medical News

Despite public programs, food insecurity remains an intractable problem in the US

Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new report by RTI International.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Food Science, Industrial Machines, RTI International Metals, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Carpenter Technology Ready For Demand And Free Cash Flow Growth

Carpenter's new Athens facility is close to meaningful contributions and should expand the company's revenue, margin, and FCF potential.

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Related Topix: Carpenter Technology, Steel, Athens, AL, Industrial Machines, ATI, Startups, Precision Castparts, Aerospace-Defense, Universal Stainless and Alloy Products, Mining

Fri Jul 25, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates Buy Rating for Kaiser Aluminum Corp.

's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Stifel Nicolaus in a research note issued to investors on Friday.

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Related Topix: Mining, Kaiser Aluminum

Lessiter Publications

Dealers Becoming More Cautious Heading into 2nd Half of 2014

Based on surveys of hundreds of U.S. farmers, this new report represents the most comprehensive data available on U.S. no-till farming.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Construction, Automakers, Industrial Machines, Valmont Industries, Denman Tire, Titan International

KRMS-AM Osage Beach

Electric Rate For Noranda To Be Denied

The Missouri Public Service Commission has indicated that it will deny a request by Ameren Missouri's largest customer for a rate decrease of nearly $50 million dollars a year.

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Related Topix: Noranda Aluminum, Mining

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Billionaire mining investor says Pebble "will not be built"

Mining investor declares Pebble dead: Pebble Mine will not be built, or so says a billionaire mining investor.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Ivanhoe Mines, Mining, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Resource Investing News

Robert Friedland Bullish on Platinum and Copper

There's been no shortage of great presentations at this week's Sprott Vancouver Natural Resource Symposium, but for many, the standout was Wednesday's talk from Robert Friedland, executive chairman and director of Ivanhoe Mines .

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Related Topix: Ivanhoe Mines, Mining, Ivanhoe Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas

Business Journal

Dreamliners on their way to profitability thanks to production-line improvements

The July 8, 2007 Dreamliner rollout was a sunny and joyous event, marred only later as it became clear how much work remained to be done.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing, Industrial Machines, RTI International Metals, ATI, Startups

SFGate

Report: Vulnerable Populations Disproportionately Affected by Food Security, Despite Public Programs

Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new report by RTI International.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Food Science, Industrial Machines, RTI International Metals, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Kaiser Aluminum's (KALU) CEO Jack Hockema on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good day and welcome to the Kaiser Aluminium Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call.

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Related Topix: Mining, Kaiser Aluminum, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Sys-Con Media

Ivanhoe Mines Begins Construction of First Box Cut for Planned...

A contract for construction of the box cut was awarded to Lubumbashi-based Mining Company Katanga Sprl , which has extensive local experience in contract mining and earthworks and has worked on other significant Katanga copper mining projects, including Kinsevere, Kipoi and Kolwezi.

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Related Topix: Ivanhoe Mines, Mining, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Ivanhoe Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas

CBC News

Union voting underway for Wabush Mines contract

A shareholder of Cliffs Natural Resources wants the U.S. company to sell off Wabush Mines and other Canadian assets.

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Mining, North America, Canada, World News, Scientific Instruments, Environmental, Millipore Corporation,

Brandon Sun

Handy and Harman fine silver quotation $22.877 oz., $735.50 kg.

We want you to tell us what you think of our articles. If the story moves you, compels you to act or tells you something you didn't know, mark it high.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Handy and Harman

GlobeNewswire

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Notes Revised Glass Lewis Recommendation

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. today announced that Glass Lewis & Co , a leading proxy advisory firm, has issued a revised recommendation and now recommends that shareholders vote " FOR ALL " of Cliffs' director nominees on the WHITE proxy card in connection with the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Mining

Barron's

Morning Movers: Skechers Jumps on Big Beat; Ford Gains on First Europe Profit in Three Years

Yesterday, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average went in opposite directions .

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Mining, Financial Markets

The Indian Express

India loses up to 2 million tonnes of foodgrain production due to waterlogging: Govt

Out of the total command area of 88895.62 thousand hectares being served by major and medium irrigation projects, an area of 1719.279 thousand hectares was waterlogged.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Biotech, Alltracel Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, AMPCO Pittsburgh, Healthcare Industry

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

De hotelketen vestigt zicht in het centrum van Londen na een franchiseovereenkomst met Supreme Hotels LLP.... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Intracranial Hypertension Global Clinical Trials Re... )--Fuji Electric has introduced the Monitouch V9 Series of HMI displays, with models ranging from 5.7" to 15".

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Related Topix: RTI International Metals, Industrial Machines

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